Ohio University

Departmental Honors

Bachelor of Criminal Justice students may earn departmental honors through University College.

  • Students must earn a 3.5 accumulative GPA to earn departmental honors.
  • An honors thesis is required.

Guidelines and an application are available from an advisor.

The Criminal Justice program offers students with technical education background the opportunity to broaden their exposure to liberal higher education while acquiring the necessary specialization to qualify for careers in such fields as parole and probation, adult and juvenile corrections, and police administration. Criminal Justice students might also prepare for law school or for further study in graduate or professional schools.